Granby school nurses trusting the science
East Meadow School Nurse
Karen Szlosek BSN RN NCSN
Granby Jr/Sr High School Nurse
Deb Werenski BSN RN NCSN
School Nurse Leader
Nancy Jenks MSN RN NCSN AE-C
COVID-19 Testing, District Protocols, & Health Information
covid-19 vaccine information:
For help registering for the COVID-19 vaccine, you can visit:
- https://www.mass.gov/covid-19-vaccine or call 211
- *Residents with questions should dial 2-1-1 from any landline or cellphone. Callers dialing 2-1-1 will hear an automated menu of options. Callers press 2-6 for coronavirus. Residents can also reach 2-1-1 through a live chat option on the Massachusetts 2-1-1 website.
- Residents can also pre-register for the COVID vaccine at https://vaccinesignup.mass.gov/#/
Sites to schedule COVID VACCINE appts:
**We have been informed by the BOH that the state posts the upcoming week’s appts on Thursday mornings at 8am and may be the best time to try to schedule vaccine appts.
- Call 211 or visit https://mass211.org/
COVID VACCINE & EXPOSURE INFORMATION:
Do I still have to quarantine after I've been vaccinated if I am identified as a close contact to someone with COVID-19? (Updated 3/8/21)
If you have gotten two doses of the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines or one dose of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine more than 14 days ago, you are not required to quarantine following an exposure unless you have symptoms. If you have symptoms and have been exposed, you should quarantine and contact your healthcare provider to determine if you should be tested for COVID.
IMPORTANT MA TRAVEL ORDER INFORMATION (AS OF 3/22/2021):
As of Monday, March 22, all visitors entering Massachusetts, including returning residents, are advised to quarantine for 10 days upon their arrival.
- Travelers are exempt from this advisory if they have a negative COVID-19 test result that has been administered up to 72 hours prior to their arrival in Massachusetts. If not obtained before entry to Massachusetts, a test may be obtained after arrival, as long as travelers quarantine until a negative test result has been received.
- Anyone who is returning to Massachusetts after an absence of fewer than 24 hours is exempt from this advisory.
- Workers who enter Massachusetts to perform critical infrastructure functions (as specified by the Federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) are exempt from this advisory while they are commuting to or from or while at work.
- Travelers who are fully vaccinated (i.e. who have received two doses of either the Moderna or Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines OR who have received a single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, 14 days or more ago) and who do not have symptoms are exempt from this advisory.
- Travelers are encouraged to consult and follow the CDC’s guidelines and requirements for travel.
As of 11/13/2020-The Board of Health has taken a hard stand on the mask break policy. In response to this, we have determined that this policy of taking breaks from wearing masks while indoors, other than for eating and drinking, is not permitted.
MA DESE Research Study Comparing 3 feet vs 6 feet distancing in MA Schools: